L’art à l’épreuve du monde

Works by Victor Boullet and Fabien Rigobert, from Han Nefkens H+F Collection, are present in the exhibition ‘L’art à l’épreuve du monde’. Until 6th October in Depoland at Dunkirk, ...

New work Rob Nypels, a sneak preview

Han Nefkens’ interest in the work of the Dutch photographer Rob Nypels (Leiden, 1951) dates from 2009, when Els Barents, director of Photography museum Huis Marseille in Amsterdam, curated the exhibition ...

Han Nefkens acquires ten pieces from Viktor&Rolf

Last week in Paris Viktor&Rolf showed their first Haute Couture collection in 13 years, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the brand and paying tribute to Haute Couture as a laboratory for experimentation ...

‘The Extended View’ at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

This compact collection presentation with modern and contemporary artworks focuses on a basic principle within the visual arts: perception. While observation lies at the root of understanding art, the ...


The ArtAids foundation was set up in 2006 at Han Nefkens’ initiative. ArtAids fights AIDS with the power of art as its most important weapon. ArtAids invites leading artists to produce work that is inspired by AIDS and related problems. These works of art are used to raise the public’s consciousness and to encourage their involvement.

Fundació Han Nefkens

The Han Nefkens Foundation is a private non-profit organisation that was set up in Barcelona in 2009 with the aim of promoting the production of contemporary artworks. The mission is to stimulate artistic creation in Barcelona by offering international artists an opportunity to create artworks and interventions in the city, and to promote other fields of contemporary creation.


Han Nefkens started to collect art in 2000. The H+F Collection, named after himself and his partner Felipe, is in long-term loan to various museums in The Netherlands and abroad. Nowadays Han Nefkens is not only active as a collector but also as an initiator of international art projects, often in collaboration with museums and other art institutions.