Manchester International Festival
A Mata of Factory: Manchester's footballing legend goes avant-garde
The footballer turned curator Juan Mata makes a star turn at Manchester International Festival, which opens in the city's new Factory International venue
Yayoi Kusama's moving song about depression screened in Manchester
You, Me and the Balloons exhibition dazzles with giant dolls, tendrilled landscapes and comfy furniture
Ryan Gander’s coin hunt brings out competitive edge at Manchester International Festival
More than 200,000 pieces will be hidden in the nooks and crannies of the city
Football's coming...to Manchester International Festival (with a little help from soccer player Juan Mata)
This summer's edition will also feature Yayoi Kusama’s monumental inflatables at Factory International's new building
From the fall of Big Ben to the toxic truth about clouds: three to see at Manchester International Festival
As the biennial event opens in northern English city, we pick the best art and shows on view
Ibrahim Mahama's ghosts of Ghana. Plus, China's epic Picasso show
We speak to the Ghanaian artist as he unveils a major new commission at the Whitworth as part of the Manchester International Festival. Plus, we find out about the Picasso blockbuster at UCCA in Beijing. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.
Cost of Manchester arts centre The Factory jumps due to 'construction inflation'
City council will cover extra £20m costs for the Rem-Koolhaas designed venue