Philippe Daverio

Italian art historian, teacher, writer, author, politician, and television personality
Philippe Daverio in Venice.jpg

Philippe Daverio (17 October 1949 – 2 September 2020) was a French-born Italian art critic, teacher, writer, author, politician, and television personality.[1] He was the official cultural officer of Milan during the 1990s.[2][3] 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.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Avostanis 2017: Philippe Daverio a Palmanova "Dei delitti e delle pene. Un passato senza futuro!?!"". TriestePrima. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  2. Daverio, Philippe (2012). The Ideal Museum: An Art Lover's Dream Collection. Random House Incorporated. ISBN 9780847837557.
  3. Daverio, Philippe (4 April 2012). Il museo immaginato. Rizzoli. ISBN 8858626664.
  4. È morto Philippe Daverio, storico dell'arte e divulgatore (in Italian)