The Foundation is located in the historic center of Catania and is a reference point for art. Founded in 2004 by Alfio Puglisi Cosentino, the Foundation works on behalf of ancient art, modern and contemporary, with purposes of study, education and diletto.La Foundation occupies the courtyard, the second and Palazzo Valle in Catania third floor, building of the most representative of Sicilian baroque. The lobby is home to two permanent works by Giovanni Anselmo and Jannis Kounellis, historical exponents of Arte Povera. The inner courtyard, designed the sculptures, welcomes a large helical metal pillar, the same work by Jannis Kounellis and 6 meters Carla Accardi. The Foundation organizes temporary exhibitions, meetings, workshops, conferences, teaching, study and research. It also promotes relationships between artists and audience, even non-experts, contributing to the exploitation of its territory and favoring openings towards other experiences.