Max Weiler was born in Tirol in 1910. Since 1930 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts at Professor Karl Sterrer. Since 1935 he arranged numerous single and group shows at home and abroad. He went on a lot of study tours to Rome, Paris, Florence, Umbria, Belgium, Positano, Mexico, Caribbean, Kenya and the Indian Ocean and received several scholarships. Both in 1942 and 1945 he served as a soldier in the World War II. He was awarded many art prizes. Weiler took up several lectureships. The artist died in 2001 in Vienna. Max Weiler left a diverse painterly Oeuvre and is also one of the most important and prolific draftsmen of Europe of his generation. His art can be seen as a specific Austrian form of international modernism. Central motif in his art is the nature. He was deeply impressed by the Chinese landscape painting. He wanted to understand the nature as a whole, in its coming and going, trying to comprehend the spirit in nature and depict it in his art work.