Gadamer—Event, Presentation, Play

"The being of art cannot be defined as an object of an aesthetic consciousness because, on the contrary, the aesthetic attitude is more than it knows of itself. It is a part of the event of being that occurs in presentation, and belongs essentially to play as play." (p.115)

Bibliographic Reference: 
Gadamer, Hans-Georg. Truth and method. 2nd ed. London: Sheed and Ward, 1989.