Eleven photos that define ‘American Cool’ | Art and design | theguardian.com

What do we mean when we say someone is cool? A new exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will explore this very theme, through photography, history and popular culture

‘Cool is the opposite of innocence or virtue. Someone cool has a charismatic edge and a dark side.’

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