The artist that created Chicago’s famous bean-shaped sculpture, has filed a lawsuit accusing the National Rifle Association (NRA) of copyright infringement, after it had used an image of his work in a video advertisement last year.
Artist Anish Kapoor’s lawsuit is seeking the removal of the image from the video and damages for copyright infringement. Kapoor says his sculpture has been “appropriated by the NRA to perpetuate its hateful ideology.”
The NRA stated that video in question, titled “The Clenched Fist of Truth”, aims to prevent violence.
© photo: Sharon Mollerus