Sonatrach has purchased, in 2004, 174 art works of the American painter Juanita Guccione. These pictures depict different aspects of the daily life of people in Hodna region during the thirties of the 20th century.
Juanita Guccione's paintings are currently on permanent exhibition at the Art Gallery of Sonatrach's head office in Algiers. The objective is to allow a large number of visitors to enjoy the Ouled Nail magnificent portraits as well as the beautiful landscapes of the city of Boussaâda and its surrounding area.
Bio-Express Juanita Guccione
Juanita Guccione (1904 - 1999) came to Algeria in 1930 and settled in the region of Boussaâda where she got married to an Ouled Nail man. Fascinated by Boussaâda countryside and its people, the artist spent four years painting an impressive pallet of characters, scenes and landscape of Hodna region.