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Bruce Halle is a businessman who founded the Discount Tire empire, the world’s largest independent tire and wheel retailer. As of 2017, he was the 219th richest person in the world. Together with his wife, Diane, he created the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection, a private collection of 20th- and 21st-century Latin American art located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Why Latin American art? “When I became serious about actually collecting, I wanted to have a region that was my own, one that I could explore by myself,” Diane explained to the Houston Chronicle in 2007.

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Diane and Bruce Halle

Location:
Arizona

Source of wealth:
Tires (Discount Tire Company)

Collecting area:
Latin American art; contemporary sculpture

Top 200 appearance:
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Fun fact:

Bruce Halle has a library named after him on the campus of his alma mater, Eastern Michigan University.