Italian art historian, teacher, writer, author, politician, and television personality
Philippe Daverio (17 October 1949 – 2 September 2020) was a French-born Italian art critic, teacher, writer, author, politician, and television personality. He was the official cultural officer of Milan during the 1990s. He was born in Mulhouse, France.
Daverio organized many exhibitions, including Andy Warhol's Last Supper at Galleria del Credito Valtellinese in Milan. He also edited a book on Giorgio De Chirico's work between 1924 and 1929.
From 2002 to 2012 he hosted Passepartout, a series on art and culture on Rai 3.
In 2009, he became a city councilor of Milan.
Daverio died on 2 September 2020 in Milan from brain cancer, aged 70.
- ↑ "Avostanis 2017: Philippe Daverio a Palmanova "Dei delitti e delle pene. Un passato senza futuro!?!"". TriestePrima. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
- ↑ Daverio, Philippe (2012). The Ideal Museum: An Art Lover's Dream Collection. Random House Incorporated. ISBN 9780847837557.
- ↑ Daverio, Philippe (4 April 2012). Il museo immaginato. Rizzoli. ISBN 978-8858626665.
- ↑ È morto Philippe Daverio, storico dell'arte e divulgatore (in Italian)