Arts & Culture
Exploring the art world through the eyes of curators. Interviews with artists on their creative habits and reviews of current exhibitions.
The Life and Work of French Sculptor Valentine Schlegel
How the artist challenged form, creating objects in response to her environment in the coastal town of Sète.
In the Studio with Lisa Atkin
Chloë Ashby meets the artist inspired by the fishing docks of her hometown.
A Curator’s View | Ann Coxon
The Curator of International Art at Tate Modern on repositioning fibre and textile art.
In the Studio with Beatrice Forshall
Chloë Ashby speaks to the artist and author of The Book of Vanishing Species.
The Contemplative Work of Sculptor Silvia MacRae Brown
Inside the Sussex studio where her nature-inspired plaster works come to life.
Eternally Yours | Exploring Repair and Care at Somerset House
Five artists showcase the unique ways they have repurposed TOAST materials.
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg Creates a Living Artwork for Pollinators
The climate-positive installation blooms at the Eden Project, Cornwall.
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.
TOAST Podcast | Series 6 | Elemental Compositions
Our new podcast series in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
A Curator’s View | Sarah Coulson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Chloë Ashby speaks to the YSP curator as the contemporary art institution celebrates its 45th year.
Elemental Compositions | Artistic Interpretations
To celebrate our seasonal theme, we invited you to share your responses through a piece of artwork or a photograph.
In the Studio with Painter Laxmi Hussain
The London-based artist on her route to creating evocative figurative paintings.
A Curator’s View | Hannah Watson
The TJ Boulting gallery director on creating a diverse programme with a community spirit.
Celebrating Communities with Photographer Vivek Vadoliya
The London-based director explores identity through powerful portraits.
Tracing the Life of Joanna Drew: A Visionary Maker of Exhibitions
The respected gallery director who transformed the British art scene over four decades.
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.
Laura Knight: A Panoramic View at MK Gallery
A look at the English artist celebrated for her paintings of marginalised communities, war and performers.
Botanical Compositions with Photographer Shelley Kirkwood
The New England-based creative on the process behind her dynamic yet delicate works.
Magical Realism with Painter Nneka Uzoigwe
We speak to the London-based artist about her dreamlike work.
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.
Transforming Roots into Weavings with Visual Artist Diana Scherer
The Amsterdam-based artist on harnessing the energy of plants for her intricate installations.
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.