PhillipToledano was born in 1968 in London, to a French Moroccan mother and an American father. He grew up in London and Casablanca.
Toledano considers himself a conceptual artist: Everything starts with an idea, and the idea determines the execution. Consequently, his work varies in medium, ranging from photography to installation, sculpture, painting and video.
Toledano is currently based in New York, New York. His work has been seen in The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, GQ, Esquire, The London Times, The New Yorker, amongst many others.