Claude Nori is a French publisher and photograher.
He created in 1975 the publishing house Contrejour, which will be until the 90's the prominent photography publisher in France, releasing many important titles: Kodachrome by Luigi Ghirri, Le Voyage Mexicain by Bernard Plossu, Trois secondes d'éternité by Robert Doisneau, Telex Persan by Gilles Peress, Autres Amériques by Sebastião Salgado, etc.
Among the books published of his own photography work: Vacances à l'italienne (Contrejour, 1987) and An Italian Summer (Stemmle, 2001), Géométrie du flirt (Contrejour, 2011), and the re-publishing of his work on the summer in Italy: French version as Vacances en Italie by Contrejour, and English version Italian Holidays by Sturm & Drang.
© Portrait Isabelle Nori
Presentation by Sturm & Drang: "Inspired by his travels and short trips along the Italian coastline with fellow photographer Luigi Ghirri in the late 1970's, French photographer Claude Nori decided in 1982 to record images around Italian beaches. He was interested in capturing the annual rituals of this uniquely Mediterranean passage of time. An...