Nazeer Sabree

Meet Nazeer Sabree, a talented emerging black artist hailing from Philly. With a unique style that blends traditional techniques with contemporary elements. Focusing on manhood and boyhood and the pursuit of healing, Nazeer Sabree creates thought-provoking figure paintings and collages that explore the complexities and nuances of these themes. Nazeer was inspired from a young age by the rich artistic heritage of Philadelphia and the vibrant cultural scene surrounding it. They developed a style that reflects their experiences growing up in the city as they honed their abilities over many years of practice and experimentation. With a strong background in traditional art techniques, Nazeer has developed a unique style that seamlessly blends classical elements with contemporary ideas. Nazeer’s work is consistently potent, evocative, and impactful, whether as a striking portrait or an abstract composition.

Nazeer creates dynamic scenes that question societal norms and the expectations placed on men and boys using bold brushstrokes and vibrant color palettes. Through their paintings, a profound social and political awareness characterizes Nazeer’s work and the ongoing struggles for justice and equality. Nazeer invites viewers to delve deeper into masculinity’s complexities and consider how it intersects with race, identity, mental health, and personal experience.

Last updated: May 22, 2023