It's hard to believe it's been 10 years since Usher released Confessions. Arguably the R&B singer's greatest work and certainly one of the best from the 2000s, Confessions had everyone singing along about being unfaithful and having another woman's baby. Fast forward a decade, and the music scene's changed quite a bit. For starters, to say that there's a revitalized interest in the arts would be a huge understatement.
With rappers like Jay Z performing at Pace Gallery with Marina Abramovic, Kanye West constantly name dropping artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Lady Gaga enlisting Jeff Koons' help in creating her latest album cover for ARTPOP, art history is now more relevant than ever before.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Usher's Confessions, we took the liberty of revisiting the tracks and analyzing them from an art history point of view. Here's 20 Pieces of Art Made Better by Usher's Confessions.