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1.
An adjective used to describe indie/artsy kids. A cool label for art nerds.
So yesterday I went to Little Five Points with some artcore kids and we spent the whole night stenciling and listening to vinyls.
by C-C-Courtney July 04, 2005
 
2.
The antonym of "hardcore" in the context of gaming. To play a game on an easy difficulty just out of appreciation of the story, art, music, etc.
Johnny's such an artcore gamer - all he ever cares about is the music in old 8-bit games.
by Aerivan January 14, 2012
 
3.
Art that is hardcore.
That painting is artcore.
by Brettel May 30, 2008