Joanna Cutler sues former Warhol muse, saying she avoided commission on $16M townhouse

TRD New York /
Jun.June 06, 2013 09:00 AM

Art collector, socialite and former Andy Warhol muse Jane Holzer is accused of bamboozling veteran broker Joanna Cutler out of a more than $700,000 commission check, the New York Post reported.

The broker of the eponymous firm filed suit Monday in New York State Supreme Court, the Post said, alleging that Cutler showed Holzer the $16 million Upper East Side townhouse she eventually bought, but that Holzer and her now-deceased partner “schemed” to avoid paying the commission they allegedly owed. Holzer — known as “Baby Jane” when she starred in Warhol films, and daughter of real estate baron Carl Bruckenfeld — has since become an art collector and film producer.

“Cutler was instrumental in procuring the transaction and in assisting Ms. Holzer and her attorneys in the negotiation of the terms of the contract,” the suit said, according to the Post. [NYP] –Guelda Voien


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
(Image by Wolfgang & Hite via Dezeen)

Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys

Cammeby's International Group founder Rubin Schron and, from top: 194-05 67th Avenue, 189-15 73rd Avenue and 64-05 186th Lane (Credit: Google Maps)

Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio

Wendy Silverstein (Credit: Getty Images)

Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out

From left: Daniel Shirazi, and Robert Khodadadian, with 530 West 25th Street

Feil Organization buys Chelsea office building for $72M

Redwood Trust’s CEO Christopher J. Abate (Credit: iStock)

Wall Street is collecting rent payments

330 East 62nd Street, Jorge Madruga and Eli Weiss (Credit: Getty Images)

Maddd Equities, Joy Construction land $130M for UES development

Newable Flexible Workspace's Brett Million and Serendipity Labs CEO John Arenas

As co-working firms leave London, a new arriver plans to make a splash

Rumble's Chelsea location at 146 West 23rd Street, Noah Neiman and Brian Ripka (inset) (Credit: Getty Images and Google Maps)

The gloves are off: Another lawsuit for boxing chain Rumble

arrow_forward_ios