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Works by the Artist
Other Works(Health Balls and Disposable Bowls)
Other Works(85 °C Bakery Cafe Cake and Noodles)
Other Works(Oolong Tea)
Other Works(Yushan)
Other Works(The Garden of Eden)
Other Works(The Tongue of the Wise)
Other Works(Feasting Yet Watchful)
Other Works(Fresh Formosan Fruits)
Other Works(Shabu-Shabu)
Other Works(Five New Senses)
Other Works(The Harvest Season)
Other Works(Pineapple Flowers and Taiwan Fruits)
Other Works(Love of God)
Other Works(Pride and Vainglory)
Other Works(Meinong Ph.D. Scholar's Feast)
Other Works(Wanhua Herb Alley)
Food Hygiene Regulations
HO Huey-Chih
NO. 20210023
Year 2021
Max Size
101.5 x 134.5 x 4 cm
Oil on canvas
Artwork Appreciation
While the novel coronavirus pandemic was raging around the world, the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan came to be regarded as the source of the outbreak, due to the sale of wild animals there. The artist Ho Huey-Chih used what is recorded in the book of Leviticus in the Bibles  to reexamine belief cultures, eating habits, and methods of avoiding contagious diseases such as leprosy. This painting thus illustrates the dietary rules of the Old Testament. Ruminants with cloven hooves, chickens, ducks, flightless birds, fish with fins and scales, crickets and other locust-like insects were deemed edible. However, in the New Testament, such dietary restrictions no longer exist. God thinks that food is not what defiles individuals, but the spoken word, so in this painting, he asks Peter (standing in the middle of the picture) to change his mind and start preaching the gospel to the Gentiles. The artist uses the past to describe the present and hides many details in the work, including the logos of the Lo-Sheng Sanatorium and the Ministry of Health and Welfare, an image of the coronavirus, and so on, which the viewer can check one by one.