Arts & Culture

Exploring the art world through the eyes of curators. Interviews with artists on their creative habits and reviews of current exhibitions.
Celebrating Communities with Photographer Vivek Vadoliya

The London-based director explores identity through powerful portraits.

3 days ago
Tracing the Life of Joanna Drew: A Visionary Maker of Exhibitions

The respected gallery director who transformed the British art scene over four decades.

5 days ago
Celebrating Slow Architecture with Peter and Thomas Randall-Page

We meet the renowned British sculptor and his architect son to discuss their decade-long project, the Art Barn.

1 month ago
Laura Knight: A Panoramic View at MK Gallery

A look at the English artist celebrated for her paintings of marginalised communities, war and performers. 

1 month ago
Botanical Compositions with Photographer Shelley Kirkwood

The New England-based creative on the process behind her dynamic yet delicate works.

2 months ago
Magical Realism with Painter Nneka Uzoigwe

We speak to the London-based artist about her dreamlike work.

3 months ago
A Curator’s View | Darren Clarke, The Charleston Trust

We speak to the Head of Collections, Research and Exhibitions at the former country home of painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant.

4 months ago
Transforming Roots into Weavings with Visual Artist Diana Scherer

The Amsterdam-based artist on harnessing the energy of plants for her intricate installations.

4 months ago
Sounds of a Healthy Ecosystem with Musician Cosmo Sheldrake

The nature-inspired composer and producer on the tracks created for TOAST Slow Sound.

5 months ago
The Life and Work of French Artist Suzanne Valadon

Chloë Ashby speaks to curator Nancy Ireson about the groundbreaking painter and her rich contribution to the art world. 

5 months ago
A Curator’s View | Osei Bonsu

The curator of International Art at Tate Modern broadening the representation of artists from Africa and the African diaspora.

5 months ago
Rewilding | Artistic Interpretations

To celebrate our seasonal theme of Rewilding, we invited you to share your responses through a piece of artwork or photograph. 

6 months ago
In the Studio with Rosalind Wyatt | Time to Make

A glimpse into the London-based artist’s exploration of language through textiles.

6 months ago
Tami Aftab | Emerging Artist

The London-based photographer balances playfulness with serene portraiture for a season of rewilding.

7 months ago
A Curator's View | Sarah Allen on Sophie Taeuber-Arp

We meet Assistant Curator Sarah Allen for her perspective of the Sophie Taeuber-Arp retrospective at Tate Modern.

8 months ago
In the Studio with Artist Berta-Blanca T. Ivanow

We talk to the multidisciplinary artist about her fundamental work, rooted in her tranquil countryside studio.

8 months ago
The Print Series | Biophilia

The Print Series is a charitable venture that launched this Spring – an evolving collection of affordable photographic prints.

8 months ago
Rachel Scott | TOAST Insider

Lindsay Sekulowicz and Elena Heatherwick meet British weaver and artist Rachel Scott.

9 months ago
Thread Counts | An interview with textile repair artist Molly Martin

Nell Card speaks to the London-based illustrator and author of The Art of Repair.

9 months ago
Rhythm in the Repetition | An interview with filmmaker Tamar Barnoon

Examining the internal struggle of daily tasks through dance in Scenes at Sunset Ave.

9 months ago
Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life at the Design Museum

A look at the pioneering life of the trailblazing female designer of the 20th Century.

10 months ago
TOAST Podcast | Series 5 | Rhythm

For our fifth podcast series, we look to the theme of Rhythm, how it forms us, how we carry it and where it can lead us. 

10 months ago
Little Symphonies | The Rhythmic Harmony of Flower Paintings

Olivia Meehan reflects on the sonic quality of floral arrangements in art.

11 months ago
In the Studio with Mimi Robson

The Cornwall-based artist creating sweeping brushworks for our shop windows.

11 months ago