Her inventory grew rapidly to thousands of Many books of She seemed to be able to explain in detail about these subjects. During her “her” years of being alive, she seemed to have a lot of knowledge. “Barbara Stanwyck period,” Ms. Corcoran moved from Los Angeles and She sold most books by mail, mostly from Northern California’s cattle ranch. Then she went back to the city and Her shop was first reincarnated at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and Then, at the Los Angeles County Museum of ArtBefore taking up a position with the Marian Goodman Gallery was what led her to divide her time between Los Angeles, California and New York. and Paris.

Her extensive research on the topic of cancer was also a part of her work for many years. the work of Mr. De Maria, the American sculptor and A land artist who passed away in 2013 the monograph that includes her chronology “Walter De Maria: The Object, the Action, the Aesthetic Feeling,” Gagosian Gallery published it this fall and Rizzoli.

In her later years in Los Angeles, Ms. Corcoran’s one-bedroom condominium in Century City became her own salon, the site of numerous home-cooked dinners and Other gatherings that attracted a large cross section of the Los Angeles, art world and beyond.

“Guests would tightly wrap around the big dinner table in the center of the room, pack into a small sitting area nearby, stand cheek by jowl in the entryway and bedroom, spill out onto small terraces over the driveway or swimming pool far below and, if need be, balance on the edge of a bathtub,” wrote Christopher Knight, the Los Angeles Times art critic He also said, “David Hockney was allowed to smoke — surreptitiously.”

Ms. Corcoran was a long-time friend of Mr. Ruscha. He spoke to her via email. “A superb chef, like her dad, she sparkled at any and all gatherings and was an encyclopedia of the art world and all its many books..”

Ms. Corcoran was averse to nostalgia and until the End remained unrelentless to reinvent her. She reconstituted her shop at the She said that she believes Los Angeles County Museum was a crucial component of selling books — at least if you were any good at it — was convening the People who read them in real-time and In person.

“I don’t want to go backwards to having lunches in the store like I did in the old days because I didn’t have any customers,” She spoke. “Yet, I would like to do some version of that today because I want to have a dialogue. Art is art, and it’s all connected.”