British Artist Anish Kapoor, creator of the famous Chicago public sculpture “Cloud Gate” (which is generally referred to as “The Bean”), announced that the National Rifle Association has removed the image of Cloud Gate from the NRA’s video entitled “The Violence of Lies.”  

As we blogged about previously, Kapoor brought a lawsuit alleging that the unauthorized use of an image of Cloud Gate in the NRA’s video infringed on Kapoor’s copyright.  Per Kapoor’s press statement:  “We are pleased to declare victory over the NRA. They have now complied with our demand to remove the unauthorised image of my sculpture Cloud Gate from their abhorrent video “The Violence of Lies,” which seeks to promote fear, hostility and division in American society.”  Kapoor also called on the NRA to donate $1 million to victims of gun violence.