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For the price of subway fare, you can tour some of the city’s great underground artworks | Featuring Jeffrey Gibson

By Hailey Eber

Forget gallery walks. It’s all about the gallery ride.

For the price of a subway fare, world-class art — from Yayoi Kusama’s colorful creations to William Wegman’s irresistible dog photographs — can be enjoyed in stations across New York City, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Over the decades, the MTA has commissioned more than 400 piece of public art to enliven New Yorkers’ daily commutes and longer treks.

“Each work speaks in a unique way to a place,” Sandra Bloodworth, the longtime Director of MTA Art & Design told The Post.

She’s the co-author, along with Cheryl Hageman, of the new book “Contemporary Art Underground: MTA Arts & Design New York” (Monacelli, out now).

It highlights more than 100 of the MTA’s newest commissions — mostly constructed with mosaics or larger pieces of metal or glass — added to the transit system from 2015 to 2023.

Wanna check a few out?

Grab your Metrocard and take one of these (mostly) subterranean sight-seeing tours mapped out by The Post with the aid of the new book.

Start at the Astoria Boulevard N, W station to see Jeffrey’s Gibson’s “I AM A RAINBOW TOO” (2020), which features 102 multicolored geometric designs rendered in glass.