Work by Robert Zandvliet from the Han Nefkens H+F Collection exhibited in Zwolle

This autumn, Museum de Fundatie in Zwolle and Rijksmuseum Twenthe in Enschede will organize the double exhibition entitled ‘Gevaar & Schoonheid – Turner en de traditie van het sublieme’ ...

Tehran-geles by Arash Nassiri wins prize at the Melbourne International Film Festival

Tehran-geles, directed by Arash Nassiri and produced by Eric Prigent, won the RMIT University Award for Best Experimental Short Film at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). This intriguing ...

Tehran-geles by Arash Nassiri – New acquisition Han Nefkens H+F Collection

Tehran-geles by the French-based director Arash Nassiri (1986), is a fictional vision of Tehran, set within the urban landscape of Los Angeles. Through an aerial journey, we discover an architectural transposition ...

Han Nefkens donates a piece from the Wearable Art collection by Viktor&Rolf to museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

In his show notes for the very first Viktor&Rolf Haute Couture show in January 1998, the late Richard Martin, curator of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, wrote: “(…) ...


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.