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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]