Review of 3 am: wonder, paranoia and the restless night, The Bluecoat

3 am can be an extraordinary hour when some fear ghosts and monsters are on the prowl, when animals feel able to move without human detection and the young feel able to express themselves freely.

Thomas Struth: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, 10 January – 22 February 2014

The Marian Goodman Gallery in New York presents a major solo show of Thomas Struth’s photographic art. His work was recently exhibited in a major travelling retrospective.

Jackie Nickerson: Terrain, Brancolini Grimaldi, London

The agriculture of sub-Saharan Africa and the labour of everyday life on the land is brought into focus in this new body of work from Jackie Nickerson, on display at Brancolini Grimaldi from 22 November to 25 January.

Sproxton Award for Photography, London College of Communication

Ruth Campbell became the 10th winner of the annual Sproxton Award for Photography, announced at the London College of Communication’s MA Photography Final Show.

Charlotte Colbert: A Day at Home, Gazelli Art House, London

Photographer and screenwriter Charlotte Colbert playfully examines the link between the imagined and the real in the context of the home in a new exhibition at Gazelli Art House.

Miles Aldridge at the launch of the House of Peroni, London

House of Peroni, London, opens its doors to celebrate Italian style and creativity with Miles Aldridge. Fashion photographer, Aldridge, is inspired by Fellini’s era-defining film, 8 1/2.

Lisson Gallery, London

Lisson Gallery is widely known as one of the most influential and longest-running contemporary art galleries in the world. Its two exhibition spaces in London champion the careers of pioneering artists.

Art Basel in Miami Beach

Since 2002, Art Basel in Miami Beach has become the premiere destination for the international art world. This year’s show brings together 258 galleries, from 31 countries.

Paris Photo

From 14-17 November Paris Photo will be hosting 135 galleries at the Grand Palais, including 27 newly selected participants and 27 publishers specialising in photography books.

Stephen Shore: Something + Nothing, Sprüth Magers, London

Celebrating a career that spans over four decades through 65 photographs, Sprüth Magers presents artist Stephen Shore’s, first London solo show for over six years.

Jerwood Encounters: Family Politics

Family Politics is the newest Jerwood Encounters exhibition and presents new commissions and work by six photographers relating to the theme of family relationships.

Daido Moriyama, Hamiltons

Running from 7 November, Silkscreens includes 16 images, selected by gallery owner Tim Jefferies, from Moriyama’s broad portfolio and produced exclusively for Hamiltons as silkscreens on canvas.

Diane Arbus 1971–1956, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

During her brief 15-year career Diane Arbus made a bold and singular impression on photography: one which is underlined and celebrated in Fraenkel Gallery’s retrospective.

Patrick Lichfield’s Caribbean, The Little Black Gallery, London

Covering all genres of Patrick Lichfield’s photography, landscape, portraiture, fashion and nudes, The Little Black Gallery displays the first exhibition of his Caribbean images.

Review of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Somerset House, London

In the catalogue prepared for the first ever Contemporary African Art Fair to take place in the world, the foreword by Koyo Kouoh, the fair’s Cameroon-born artistic director, draws attention to many important aspects of the fair.

Appreciating Aspects of Art, Weetwood Hall, Leeds

Weetwood Hall plays host to an art conference offering eight speakers the chance to explore the less familiar side of art and examine the difference between artist intent and audience reception.

Mitra Tabrizian: Leicestershire, The Wapping Project, Bankside, London

Mitra Tabrizian’s Leicestershire makes its UK debut in an exhibition showcasing shots taken in the county still bearing the marks and memories of its once central position in the textile and hosiery industry.

Review of Irving Penn: On Assignment at Pace and Pace/MacGill Gallery

Irving Penn: On Assignment is an eclectic collection of photographs and media taken or published between the 1940s and 2008. Yet there is a unity to the pictures that derives from excellence.

Review of Zoe Strauss: 10 Years at the International Center of Photography

Zoe Strauss’s most interesting work may be her most abstract: images of construction materials, earth moving machines, geometry of interiors/ exterior façades, lights in a night sky.

FIAC, Paris

With an interest in the challenges and changes in the art world, FIAC returns for its 40th edition on 24-27 October. The fair aims to be creative and responsive while maintaining a spirit of continuity.