Arts & Culture

Exploring the art world through the eyes of curators. Interviews with artists on their creative habits and reviews of current exhibitions.
Sea Dreams | An Elemental Event at the Minack Theatre

Curator Kirsteen McNish will bring together a trio of creatives for an evening of music and words at the Cornish open-air theatre.

6 days ago
TOAST Podcast | Series 6 | Elemental Compositions

Our new podcast series in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

19 days ago
A Curator’s View | Sarah Coulson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Chloë Ashby speaks to the longstanding curator as YSP celebrates its 45th year. 

1 month ago
Elemental Compositions | Artistic Interpretations

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

1 month ago
In the Studio with Painter Laxmi Hussain

The London-based artist on her route to creating evocative figurative paintings.

1 month ago
A Curator’s View | Hannah Watson

The TJ Boulting gallery director on creating a diverse programme with a community spirit. 

1 month ago
Celebrating Communities with Photographer Vivek Vadoliya

The London-based director explores identity through powerful portraits.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

3 months 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. 

4 months ago
Botanical Compositions with Photographer Shelley Kirkwood

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

5 months ago
Magical Realism with Painter Nneka Uzoigwe

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

5 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.

6 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.

7 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.

7 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. 

7 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.

8 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. 

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

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

8 months ago
Tami Aftab | Emerging Artist

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

10 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.

10 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.

10 months ago
The Print Series | Biophilia

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

11 months ago
Rachel Scott | TOAST Insider

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

11 months ago