Account of Winston Churchill’s meeting with the sculptor Oscar Nemon in 1951 and the installation seventy years later of Oxford’s first public bronze of Churchill by Nemon in the Old Parsonage Hotel.
‘Humanity’, Oscar Nemon’s Holocaust Memorial, returning to Pleasant Land – 80 years after the invasion of Yugoslavia in 1941. Eighty years ago, in 1941, the world was caught up into the struggle of World War II. With America still neutral, and France already having surrendered to the Nazi, the Third […]
Finding Nemon – A talk on the sculptor Oscar Nemon 20 February 2020 14:30 – 15:30 Weston Room Nemon’s daughter, Aurelia Young, will be giving an illustrated talk about her father Oscar Nemon, and her own adventures while researching ‘Finding Nemon’. She will tell how her father travelled across Europe […]
Autumn is always a time of old memories and new beginnings at Oscar Nemon’s Sculpture Studio Museum and Archive at Pleasant Land. The trees of Boars Hill, an area of fields and woods between Oxford and Abingdon, shade the forested sections with bands of gold, flame, and russet. For […]
Aurelia Young launches ‘Finding Nemon’ her biography of her father the sculptor Oscar Nemon at the sculptor’s former studio on Boars Hill near Oxford.
Ten years to research, sculptor Oscar Nemon’s daughter Aurelia Young will launch Finding Nemon at the Nemon Museum on Boars Hill – where he sculpted for forty years. The biography, which tells the story of Nemon’s private and public lives, took Aurelia all over the world. Trailing her father, she travelled from North […]
I first met Oscar Nemon in 1981 when my boyfriend, Nemon’s son Falcon, took me to the studio near Oxford where his father had worked and lived from the 1940s. We drove from London, passing the Cowley car works, which in the 1980s stretched either side of the ring road, […]