Esko Männikkö ‘Organized Freedom’ at De Pont

The museum of contemporary art De Pont in Tilburg The Netherlands again exhibits some of its long-term loans from Han Nefkens H+F Collection: three works from the series of photos titled ‘Organized ...

Toneelbewerking van Han Nefkens’ boek Bloedverwanten

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Margarita García Robayo winner of the 2nd Han Nefkens Foundation Creative Writing Grant

The jury of the 2nd Han Nefkens Foundation Creative Writing Grant, made up of José Manuel Martos, Remedios Zafra and Daniel Gascon, has unanimously chosen Margarita García Robayo as the winner, with ...

Thomas Rentmeister in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

At the end of 2005 Berlin-based German artist Thomas Rentmeister created a retrospective of his work at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam. This exhibition, called ‘Minimal Pop’, was made possible ...


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.