Ana Sokoloff

Ana Sokoloff is a founding partner of sokoloff + associates, llc. Before founding her own advisory firm, she served as Vice President of the Department for Latin American Paintings at Christie’s New York, where she was responsible for all business development, expertise, management, and department administration, as well as the coordination of its annual evening sales and the valuation of individual artworks.


A champion of contemporary Latin American art, Ms. Sokoloff was instrumental in broadening the market by introducing works of a new generation of artists into Christie’s auctions. Among the figures that she championed are Francis Alys, Gego, Helio Oiticica, and Doris Salcedo. Prior to joining Christie’s, Ms. Sokoloff worked as a Cataloguer for the Arcade Department at Sotheby’s, an Exhibition Coordinator at the Americas Society, and as the Director of Exhibitions and Cultural Programs at the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations, where she oversaw the cultural activities of the Colombian government in the United States and Eastern Canada.


Ms. Sokoloff has curated several exhibitions for international venues, given conferences, and written critical essays on contemporary and Latin American art for international art journals. She has served on the advisory boards of the Americas Society and the Art Advisor’s Association of America, and  is certified USPAP appraiser. Ms. Sokoloff earned a law degree at the Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, and received a M.A. in Theory of Art History from Columbia University in New York.


Solo publications:

Alvaro Barrios: Dreams About Marcel Duchamp. New York: Nohra Haime Gallery, 2008.

Paint & Image. New York: Colombian Center, 1997.

Ceramics from Tierra Firme. New York: Colombian Center, 1997.

“Maria Fernanda Cardoso: En Busca De La Naturaleza.” Artnexus : Arte En Colombia Internacional (Santafé De Bogotá). 66.66 (1996): 68-71.

Forests Revisited: Expeditions at the End of the Millennium. New York: Colombian Center, 1995.

Punto De Apoyo: New Narrative in Contemporary Colombian Art. New York: Colombian Center, 1994.

“El Arte Latinoamericano En Chirstie’s Y Sotheby’s.” Arte En Colombia, 1993.

Photo Mechanic Art: Colombian Contemporary Photography. New York: Colombian Center, 1992.

Painting Art De Colombia. New York: Permanent Misson of Colombia to the United Nations, 1991.

Gómez, M S. P, María C. Restrepo, and Gutiérrez A. Sokoloff. La Orbita Geoestacionaria. Bogotá: Uniandes. Fac. de Derecho, 1988.


Joint publications:

Draganović, Julia, Julieta González, and Ana Sokoloff. Colección Maraloto: El Ojo Del Coleccionista. Bogotá: Banco de la República, 2011.

Sokoloff, Ana, and Ana M. Escallón. Urban Landscapes.. New York: Colombian Center, 1995.

Sokoloff, Ana, and Ben Boyington. Scars · Pleasure + Sacrifice: Argentina · Colombia Video Creation, New York, 1994. New York: Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations, 1994.

Sokoloff, Ana, and Jim Amaral. Painting: Jim Amaral, Fernando Botero, Luis Caballero, Santiago Cárdenas, Beatriz González, Ana Mercedes Hoyos, Alejandro Obregón, Juan Antonio Roda, Carlos Rojas. New York: Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations, 1991.