Our Daily Bread


“There is not a thing that is more positive than bread.”
– Fyodor Dostoevsky

Baluchistan, Pakistan
Pul i Khumri, Afghanistan

“There is nothing better than to share bread with your brother.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

New York, NY, USA

“The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.”
― M.F.K. Fisher, The Art of Eating

Kabul, Afghanistan
Old Delhi, India

“All sorrows are less with bread. ”
― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Zagreb, Croatia
Istanbul, Turkey

“If there is only bread and onions, still have a happy face.”
– Afghanistan proverb

Bombay, India
Sahel, Mauritania

“Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.”
― James Beard



We invite you to check out Steve’s current and upcoming exhibitions:

August 5 – September 16, 2022
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August 8 – September 12, 2022
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June 15 – September 29, 2022
Caen, France
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Oltre il Cibo
May 7 – September 4, 2022
Ventimiglia, Italy
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April 14 – September 18, 2022
Riccione, Italy
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By Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than thirty years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name.

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9 replies on “Our Daily Bread”

In my country Morocco what we eat more is bread 🍞 and you can see it from our traditional meals like tagine with eat it with break and their are many types of it I’ll write ✍️ soon about it but the most delicious one is my mom’s bread 🥺

Steve – as usual, the slice of life from corners of the world I have never focused on. You are an amazing man. That said! My wife has us on KETO, and this was torture to me… thanks!

Bread is life,it always should be on the table of everyone,every day….these series of shots are superb,excellent work!❤🔝🌹

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