Olafur Eliasson “Notion motion” – June 2016 in Rotterdam

Did you miss out on seeing ‘Notion motion’ (2005) by Olafur Eliasson (Kopenhagen 1967) in 2005 and 2010 in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen? This summer everyone will get their first chance – or perhaps ...

Tehran-Geles by Arash Nassiri will be screened in Paris

The prize winning film Tehran-Geles by Arash Nassiri, part of the Han Nefkens H+F Collection, can be seen this week at the festival ‘La Ville au Corps !’ in Le Carreau du Temple in Paris. Le Carreau ...

‘The Future of Fashion is Now’ moves to Shenzhen (26 March to 31 July 2016)

After being a success in Shanghai, the exhibition ‘The Future of Fashion is Now’ will travel to the OCT Art & Design Gallery in Shenzhen, located in China’s major manufacturing area. ...

‘Jacqueline van Tongeren Fellowship’ for African artist at the Rijksakademie

Yesterday, Han Nefkens launched the Jacqueline van Tongeren Fellowship Fund. The Fellowship supports the residency of an African artist at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. The fund is a tribute to Jacqueline ...


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.