Art Brokerage: Phillipe Benichou French-American Artist: B. 1957. Philippe Benichou is a French-American artist. Born in French occupied Algeria in 1957, his family moved to Nantes, France, when he was just a small child. Philippe comes from a family of artists and began studying painting and art history as a youth with his late mother, artist Arlette Oger. He studied at the Sorbonne University, New York University and UCLA. Philippe formally studied and was greatly encouraged by well known art educator, artist and sculptor. Benichou relates to spiritual growth, creative freedom and his ongoing development as an artist and art educator. Listings wanted.