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 Artist Suzanne Valadon

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

6 days 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.

17 days 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. 

26 days ago
In the Studio with Rosalind Wyatt | Time to Make

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

1 month ago
Tami Aftab | Emerging Artist

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

2 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.

2 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.

3 months ago
The Print Series | Biophilia

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

3 months ago
Rachel Scott | TOAST Insider

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

3 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.

4 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.

4 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.

4 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. 

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

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

5 months ago
In the Studio with Mimi Robson

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

6 months ago
In the Studio with Michelle Thompson

Chloë Ashby interviews the artist using collage to reflect timely, contemporary themes.

6 months ago
Lines of Beauty | In the Studio with Meg Rodger

In marks and in solargraphs, the Hebridean artist captures the shifting elements of island life.

7 months ago
Rhythm | Artistic Interpretations

The winning competition entries in response to our seasonal theme of Rhythm. 

7 months ago
Tracing the History of Gestural Brushwork

Fiorella Valdesolo reflects on the art of calligraphy through the ages.  

7 months ago
In the Studio with Rosalind Wyatt

The London-based textile artist using stitch as language.

7 months ago
Artist and synesthete Jack Coulter on painting simulations of sound

In the studio with the Northern Irish artist. 

7 months ago
Painting Women into a Limitless Space | In the Studio with Sungi Mlengeya

Chloë Ashby interviews the Tanzanian artist empowering women through paint.

8 months ago
In the Library with Tatter Blue | Time to Make

The Brooklyn-based library dedicated to the history of textiles.

8 months ago
Easy Mends by Emily Settle | Time to Make

A simple guide to two textile mends by repair specialist Emily Settle.

9 months ago