“Continuous and Harmonious Changes in
The Castle's Theme
Originally, the main function of castles was defense.
Today, however, they serve as historical monuments and
a display of artistic achievements of past generations.
The Pieszyce Castle is unique among all castles of Europe
because it also teaches visitors how to live happier
life not through a status quo but through
The statues of Four Seasons are the symbols of the
castle’s theme of harmonious change, and so is Antonio Vivaldi’s
“Four Seasons” music.
The statues of the Four Seasons will
be placed on the Pieszyce Castle’s main tower in the near
future to remind us about the need for respecting the current
season of our lives and living accordingly to it in harmony
with one selves and people around us.
The castle has many renaissance and baroque paintings that
promote the joy of life. Among others, there are many mythological
paintings showing how gods have dealt with love, jealousy,
envy, betrayal and power thirst. Some hand-painted pictures
have their symbolical meaning inscribed on their banners that
are a part of the painting composition.
Many paintings show joy of life in pastoral settings, parks,
and in castle and palace rooms. That joy is accentuated by
harmonious arrangements, and warm, vivid colors of high quality
paintings. All halls and rooms have their own themes and paintings
that accentuate the desired message and create the appropriate
The castle paintings do not show any disasters, death, fighting,
fires, victories or war. Every conflict affects people with
grief and sorrow, and they are the ones who pay the real
price for any war.
This is why, “even the biggest military
victory is still a defeat for humanity.” For this reason,
there are no weapons of any kind on display in the castle.
All pictures represent human harmony and winning of Good
over Evil within the human spirits and minds.