ASFF Filmmaker Interview: Nicholas Paton, Candid

It is now exactly a week until the Aesthetica Short Film Festival opens at City Screen in York. Aesthetica speaks to film director Nicholas Paton about drama, photography and his future plans.

Karl Largerfeld & Carine Roitfeld: The Little Black Jacket, Saatchi, London

Karl Largerfeld is a strange icon. He appears, complete with his metal-adorned knuckles, his silvery hair combed neatly like a fashion-conscious, aristocratic angel from a bizarre monochrome future.

Nelli Palomäki: Sons of Nakhimov, The Wapping Project Bankside

The Wapping Project Bankside’s latest show features artist Nelli Palomäki’s series Sons of Nakhimov for the first time in the UK, following recent exhibitions at Les Rencontres d’Arles and Kulturhuset.

Art Toronto Opens Today

Running for the next three days until 29 October, Toronto will be submerged in art as it opens it’s premiere art fair. Art Toronto is Canada’s only contemporary and modern international art fair.

ASFF Interview: Mark Davenport, Photoshopping

Featuring in ASFF 2012, Mark Davenport’s Photoshopping is a film about fame, obession and cynicism. From 9 – 11 November Photoshopping will be screened with 22 other comedies at 1331.

William Klein: Paintings Etc, Review, HackelBury Fine Art

William Klein, an American who has spent most of his life in Paris, can be compared to the Lost Generation expatriate artists and writers such as Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Man Ray.

Tim Walker: Story Teller, London Somerset House

Photographer Tim Walker’s new exhibition, Story Teller, supported by Mulberry, opens today at Somerset House in London. Mulberry managed to get inside the exhibition a day early.

CHANEL in London: The Little Black Jacket, Saatchi Gallery, London

CHANEL’s photographic exhibition dedicated to The Little Black Jacket: CHANEL’s classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld, opened at the Saatchi Gallery on 12 October.

Review of Roads to Wigan Pier, Impressions Gallery

First shown in October 1984, Roads to Wigan Pier consists of the work of six then newly graduated students. They took Orwell’s seminal work, The Road to Wigan Pier as their starting point.

Hilary and Marcus Hammond: Regrouping

One of the first things Marcus Hammond did when he bought a church in the middle of the “wrong side of town” in Gainsborough, was paint its front doors hot pink. Regrouping, until 27 October.

Frieze Art Fair, Review

With over 175 of the world’s art galleries exhibiting under one roof, Frieze art fair is notoriously exhausting. Somehow this year it wasn’t, which is quite a telling point for the success of the fair.

Moniker Art Fair, London

An installation based exhibition, the Moniker Art Fair runs in Shoreditch’s Village Underground from 11 October. Each artist takes up a designated space to showcase and advertise their work.

40th Anniversary Exhibition: Roads to Wigan Pier, Impressions Gallery

In 1972, Impressions opened in a room above a shop in York with their first show. As one of the first specialist photography galleries in the UK it has gone on to play a vital role in championing the form.

Review of Artist Rooms: August Sander, Leicester

August Sander’s photographs encompass all emotions and circumstances that have long been endured by people of both disadvantaged and privileged backgrounds alike.

Interview with New Sensations Curator, Rebecca Wilson, London

New Sensations is due to open on 9 October. Showcasing the leading graduate talents, New Sensations, developed by the Saatchi Gallery, is aimed at shining a light on the best emerging artists.

Interview with AOP Nominee Photographer Ben Gold

Ben Gold was destined to be a photographer. His fate was sealed when, as a teenager experimenting with his camera, he discovered his family house was once owned by founders of Magnum.

John Akomfrah: Hauntologies, London

John Akomfrah opens his first exhibition for Caroll/Fletcher this Friday. Hauntologies reveals the virtuosity and depth of his practice, as he considers on disappearance, memory and death.

Yasusuke Ota: The Abandoned Animals of Fukushima, Amsterdam

Long forgotten from the Fukushima disaster, Yasusuke Ota turns our attention to the animals left behind in The Abandoned Animals of Fukushima at Huis Marseille from 3 until 14 October.

William Klein + Daido Moriyama

Klein + Moriyama examines the importance of the urban environment for two of post-war photography’s most compelling and elusive figures.

Cinematic Intensity

Formento & Formento is a partnership between BJ and Richeille Formento. Based in the USA, the pair creates cinematic images that rest somewhere between fine art and fashion photography.