Unseen Stories by Melanie Pullen | Leica LA Gallery

by Flaunt Magazine

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Photographer and Visual Artist, Melanie Pullen, a frequent Flaunt collaborator, will be showing photographs of her fashion stories in her new solo exhibition, Unseen Stories. A bulk of these works come from the pages Flaunt, spanning a over 10 years.

Melanie Pullen Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk (The Cliché Series), 2003 C-Print, Framed 32” (H) x 26.6” (W)

Melanie Pullen
Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk (The Cliché Series), 2003
C-Print, Framed
32” (H) x 26.6” (W)


Pullen has turned to fashion photography as a creative outlet for nearly two decades. She is known for her extensive series, High Fashion Crime Scenes, based on vintage crime-scene images hailing from the files of the Los Angeles Police Department and the LA County Coroner’s Office. Her exhibition, Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, is currently on display at the Getty Museum, as well.

Melanie Pullen Enjoy the Moment (Juliette Lewis Series), 2003 C-Print, Framed 32” (H) x 23.7” (W)

Melanie Pullen
Enjoy the Moment (Juliette Lewis Series), 2003
C-Print, Framed
32” (H) x 23.7” (W)

Unseen Stories will be held at Leica Gallery 783 Beverly Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048, opening on September 20 from 6-9pm, and running until October 31. Come view Pullen’s inspired contributions to fashion photography, including looks previously featured in Flaunt.

Melanie Pullen She Loves to Kill Time (The Cliché Series), 2003 C-Print, Framed 24” (H) x 36” (W)

Melanie Pullen
She Loves to Kill Time (The Cliché Series), 2003
C-Print, Framed
24” (H) x 36” (W)


Photo courtesy of the artist.

Written by: Hailey Ruffner