Onlookers crowd around their cars in the NASA causeway as they watch the US Space Shuttle Atlantis blast off into orbit from launch pad 39-B at Kennedy Space Center in the early morning hours of July 12 2001.
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The Cone sisters typically forged strong patron-artist relationships, but they were particularly close with Henri Matisse. While working on Large Reclining Nude, Matisse sent 22 photographs of the work in progress to Etta Cone.
The Baltimore Museum of Art
A self-portrait by Rembrandt, valued at $36 million, was taken from the Swedish National Museum in 2000. Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, went undercover — as an authenticator for an Eastern European mob group — to recover it.
Swedish National Museum