Ana Sokoloff is a founding partner of sokoloff + associates, llc. art advisors, a firm focusing on advising high-profile individuals on collecting Latin American and Contemporary art. Before founding sokoloff + associates, llc., Ms. Sokoloff was Vice President–Head of Department for Latin American Paintings at Christie’s Inc., where she was responsible for all business development, expertise, management and administration of the Latin American Paintings Department including the coordination and organization of two annual evening sales.
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 Inc.’s auctions. Among the figures that she first introduced to the market are Francys Alys, Gego, Helio Oiticica and Doris Salcedo.
Prior to joining Christie’s Ms. Sokoloff was Cataloguer for the Arcade department at Sotheby’s; Exhibition Coordinator at the Americas Society and 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.
In addition, Ms. Sokoloff has curated several exhibitions for international venues, given conferences and written critical essays on Latin American art for international art journals. She is currently on the advisory board of the Americas Society and on the international advisory council for The Museum of Latin American Art, MOLAA. Ms. Sokoloff earned a law degree at Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia and received a M.A. in Theory of Art History from Columbia University in New York.