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Frank Walts

Frank Walts (23 March, 1877, Lima Township, LaGrange County, Indiana – 21 January 1941, New York City) was a European American artist who provided illustrations for several radical magazines.

Walts has been described as an exemplary modernist, particularly as regards his covers for ''The Masses'', e.g. his illustration of Mary Fuller, April 1916. He was on the board of both ''The Massess'' and ''The Liberator'' and subsequently ''The New Masses''.

He is noted for his portrayal of African Americans, and his work was critically discussed by such people as W.E.B. Dubois who considered Walts "a thoughtful, clear-eyed artist" and defended him against critics.
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