OOF, Ed Ruscha (1962-1963), via ArtObserved
• MoMA's using Ruscha's piece above on its 404 pages, says Hyde or Die.
• Photo Essay: Earthquake in Haiti. Donate here. Via C-Monster.
• The big news among art insiders (which I'm way behind the curve on): Art dealer Jeffrey Deitch is closing up his New York gallery to accept the directorship at LAMOCA. Tyler has a three part interview with Deitch (1, 2, 3).
• Design guru Bruce Mau's 43-point "Incomplete Manifesto for Growth."
• Bill T. Jones and the cast of FELA! on Colbert.
• Peter Ross on how he ended up photographing all of William Burroughs' stuff.
• RIP Gumby creator Art Clokey.
• Art Shanty Projects 2010 opens Saturday, Jan. 16 on Medicine Lake west of Minneapolis.
• Video: If the French made Star Wars.