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he art world is holding on to its mask as one of many passengers on the never-ending Covid loop-the-loop. Continuing to defy gravity, and tagging along with the cresting United States stock market, is the world of auctions. In India, a one-time art juggernaut, yet sluggish since the 2008 financial crisis, two local houses sold top-drawer paintings for dozens of while the country’s infection rates climbed to tragic highs. In late August, homegrown Mumbai upstart AstaGuru pawned off an average

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