Spray on show – Martin Barre's early experiments with the medium have inspired contemporary artists such as David Ostrowski. He spray painted these lines on canvas in 1967.
Spray on show – Work on show dates back to 1929. David Smith was one of the first major artists to produce a series after the spray can was invented in 1949. He used old car parts as stencils.
Spray on show – Anish Kapoor produced this piece on fiber glass (left) especially for the exhibition. It sits alongside Andy Warhol's urinated 'spray' onto acidic paint on a sheet of metal.
Spray on show – One of the lesser known artists to be featured is Dan Chritensen. This 1968 spray on canvas is over 6ft tall and the awkward lines at the top of his reach are clearly on show.
Spray on show – John Chamberlain used spray paint on steel before twisting it to produce this striking 1992 sculpture.
Spray on show – Los Angeles-based artist Sterling Ruby may have taken inspiration from his home city's skyline in 2014.
Spray on show – This fluid and considered 2013 spray by Edward Ruscha sits alongside more experimental and linear pieces. Both are indicative of the varied paintings to be featured.
Spray on show – Albert Oehlen is among the well-known artists with paintings at the exhibition. This mixed-media on canvas is another example of the variation in the works on show.
Spray on show – David Batchelor used spray paint, gouache and ink on graph paper to produce this untitled piece in 2013.
Spray on show – Another piece by Oehlen on the left is joined by works featuring Joseph Logan, Stephen Prina and Wade Guyton. The paintings on the far right made use of two entire cans of spray paint focused on one area of the composition.
Spray on show – Juels Olitski said what he wants from his paintings "is a spray of color that hangs like a cloud but does not lose its shape." This piece, entitled "Gold" was conceived in 1967.