Artist Robert Hickman helps paint sense of safety in Hunts Point

An artist is hoping his most recent work will help 'paint a sense of safety' in Hunts Point. Robert Hickman's project, Silvered/Slivered, involved the artist

Robert Hickman project, Silvered/Slivered, involved the artist spending 12 hours a day, for three days painting the vertical risers of steps to Hunts Point's pedestrian bridge.

Robert Hickman project, Silvered/Slivered, involved the artist spending 12 hours a day, for three days painting the vertical risers of steps to Hunts Point's pedestrian bridge. (10/10/13)

HUNTS POINT - An artist is hoping his most recent work will help 'paint a sense of safety' in Hunts Point.

Robert Hickman's project, Silvered/Slivered, involved the artist spending 12 hours a day, for three days painting the vertical risers of steps to Hunts Point's pedestrian bridge.

Many residents say the bridge is a dangerous place, and the new paint job illuminates the area so it is no longer a dark place.

The New York artist says he hopes that lighting up the stairway will lift up the morale of the neighborhood.

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