William Ewing is a curator and author with a long string of exhibitions and publications to his credit. His exhibitions have been shown at major institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the International Center of Photography, New York; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; the Centre Pompidou and the Jeu de Paume Paris; the Museo Nacional Reina Sophia, Madrid; the International Center for Photography, Milan; the Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg; the Barbican Art Gallery, the Serpentine Gallery and the Hayward Gallery, London; the Kunsthaus, Zurich.
One of his major interest is emerging talents, and he has co-curated two versions of reGeneration: 50 photographers of tomorrow (2005 – 2010), shows which have a distinct influence on the field.
He has published more than twenty publications including The Body (1994); The Face: The New Photographic Portrait (2006); Ray K. Metzker: Light Lines (2008) and has co-authored Edward Steichen; Lives in Photography (2007) and Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, 1923-1937(2008-9).
Mr Ewing was Director of Exhibitions at the International Center of Photography, New York, between 1977 and 1984. In 1996 he was appointed Director of the Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland, where he remains today. Since 1998 he has been teaching the history and analysis of photography at the University of Geneva.