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The Dress that Caught the Prince’s Eye Goes on View to...

LONDON.- As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge embark on their first royal visit as a married couple to Canada and the United States in July, the dress that sparked their romance goes on view at the American Museum in Britain in Bath. By catching the e...

Dominican Republic Museum to Honor Victims of Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo

SANTO DOMINGO (AP).- A new museum honoring the more than 50,000 people who died under former dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo opened Sunday, a day before the 50th anniversary of his death. Officials unveiled for the first time what is believed to be a...

Russian Spacesuit Fetches $242,000 at Bonhams Sale in New York

NEW YORK (AP).- A Russian spacesuit worn during the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project skyrocketed to $242,000 at a New York City auction. Bonhams had estimated it at $100,000 to $150,000. The auction house didn't disclose the buyer of the Sokol K pressur...

Seattle City Council Approve Plans For a Dale Chihuly Museum

Seattle, WA - The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved the lease for a planned Dale Chihuly glass art museum and garden at the former Fun Forest amusement site at Seattle Center. Under the agreement, Center Art LLC.,  a subsidiary crea...

Sculptures by Renowned British Artist Anthony Caro on View at Metropolitan...

NEW YORK, NY.- Sculptures by Anthony Caro (b. 1924)—who is considered the most influential and prolific British sculptor of his generation, and a key figure in the development of modernist sculpture over the last 60 years—will be featured in ...

Russian Businessman Evgeny Yurchenko Buys Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule at Sotheby’s

NEW YORK, NY.- Today at Sotheby’s, 50 years after Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel into outer space, the Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule that paved the way for his historic mission sold for $2,882,500 to Evgeny Yurchenko, ch...

Bonhams Sale of Motor Cars at Hendon Realises Over £2.25 Million

LONDON.- Bonhams sale of Motor Cars and Automobilia realised over £2.25 million on April 11th, with over 80% sold by lot and 70% sold by value. Set in the spectacular Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon, the sale attracted a large crowd and enthusiastic ...

NASA Announces Space Shuttles Going to Florida, California, Suburban Washington

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP).- On a memorable day in space history, NASA began its goodbyes to the shuttle program Tuesday, announcing the aged spacecraft will retire to museums in Cape Canaveral, Los Angeles and suburban Washington and sending a test-flight or...

The World Marks 50th Anniversary of Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s Flight into...

STAR CITY, RUSSIA (AP).- It was the Soviet Union's own giant leap for mankind, one that would spur a humiliated America to race for the moon. It happened 50 years ago this Tuesday, when an air force pilot named Yuri Gagarin became the first human in s...

Four Phenomenal Ferraris from Private Collection Headline Bonhams Hendon Sale

LONDON.- Four outstanding Ferraris - a 1999 Ferrari F50 Barchetta; a 1985 Ferrari 288GTO Berlinetta; a 1990 Ferrari F40 Berlinetta; and a 2003 Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale – which form part of a private collection, are to be sold at Bonhams sale...

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