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[[Image:The National Union of Contemporary Arts.png|left|The logo for NUCA, circa 2008.]]
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[[file:NationalUnionofContemporaryArts-GTA4-exterior.jpg|right|320px|The NUCA building in GTA IV]]
[[Image:NationalUnionofContemporaryArts-GTA4-exterior.jpg|thumb|340px|The NUCA building in GTA IV (<small>[[:Image:NUCA.jpg|Alternate angle]]</small>).]]
 
   
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{{Quote|What makes one man on the corner of the street a ranting acid casualty and another a performance artist? Normally just some body paint. Visit NUCA and find your place in the artistic spectrum.|GTA IV Manual Description}}
   
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The '''National Union of Contemporary Arts (NUCA)''' is an art gallery in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] located on [[Dukes Boulevard]] in [[East Island City]], [[Dukes]]. It is based on the [[wp:P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center|P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center]] located in East Island City's [[wp:Long Island City|real-life counterpart]]. The building is inaccessible to the player, however there is an accessible courtyard featuring several artworks by [[Bao]] and a large sculpture. NUCA is featured on [[Artthrob.org]].
   
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The use of P.45 is a play on the British termination-of-employment form [[wp:P45 (tax)|P45]], the equivalent of America's [[wp:Pink slip (employment)|pink slip]], implying that the artists have no real jobs. "Nuca" may also refer to "Nucka", a racial slur of African-Americans.
   
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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NUCA.jpg|The alternate angle of NUCA building in GTA IV.
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The National Union of Contemporary Arts.png|The logo for NUCA, circa 2008.
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==Collectibles==
 
{{Template:Quote|What makes one man on the corner of the street a ranting acid casualty and another a performance artist? Normally just some body paint. Visit NUCA and find your place in the artistic spectrum.|GTA IV Manual Description}}
 
 
The '''National Union of Contemporary Arts (NUCA)''' is an art gallery in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] located on Dukes Boulevard in [[East Island City]], [[Dukes]]. It is based on the [[wp:P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center|P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center]] located in East Island City's [[wp:Long Island City|real-life counterpart]]. The building is inaccessible to the player, however there is an accessible courtyard featuring several artworks by [[Bao]] and a large sculpture. NUCA is featured on [[artthrob.org]].
 
 
The use of P.45 is a play on the British termination-of-employment form [[wp:P45 (tax)|P45]], the equivalent of America's [[wp:Pink slip (employment)|pink slip]], implying that the artists have no real jobs. "Nuca" may also refer to "Nucka", a racial slur of African-Americans.
 
 
== Collectibles ==
 
 
*A [[Flying Rats|flying rat]] is located on a wall in the courtyard.
 
*A [[Flying Rats|flying rat]] is located on a wall in the courtyard.
   
== See also ==
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==See Also==
 
*[[Randolf Art Center]]
 
*[[Randolf Art Center]]
   
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Latest revision as of 03:40, March 31, 2014

NationalUnionofContemporaryArts-GTA4-exterior
"What makes one man on the corner of the street a ranting acid casualty and another a performance artist? Normally just some body paint. Visit NUCA and find your place in the artistic spectrum."
―GTA IV Manual Description

The National Union of Contemporary Arts (NUCA) is an art gallery in Grand Theft Auto IV located on Dukes Boulevard in East Island City, Dukes. It is based on the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center located in East Island City's real-life counterpart. The building is inaccessible to the player, however there is an accessible courtyard featuring several artworks by Bao and a large sculpture. NUCA is featured on Artthrob.org.

The use of P.45 is a play on the British termination-of-employment form P45, the equivalent of America's pink slip, implying that the artists have no real jobs. "Nuca" may also refer to "Nucka", a racial slur of African-Americans.

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CollectiblesEdit

  • A flying rat is located on a wall in the courtyard.

See AlsoEdit

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