Parihar is active in the fields of painting, sculpture, photography and art history. As an art historian, he has done pioneering work on the Indo-Islamic architecture of the North-Western India.
– Land Transport in Mughal India: Agra-Lahore Mughal Highway and its Architectural Remains, Aryan Books International 2008. Partially financed by the Barkat Trust
– Mughal Monuments in the Punjab and Haryana, Delhi 1985. Dr. W.G. Archer Award
– Muslim Inscriptions in the Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, Delhi 1985
– Some Aspects of Indo-Islamic Architecture, Delhi 1999
Oriental Art, London
East and West, Rome
Journal of Pakistan Historical Society, Karachi
Islamic Studies, Islamabad
Book on the Architectural Heritage of the erstwhile Sikh State of Faridkot, University Grants Commission 2008
Homi Bhabha Fellowship 1994-96
Photographic Survey of Architectural Heritage of Haryana under Senior Fellowship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India 2001-03
Contributer, Dictionary of Art (34 Volumes) published by Macmillan, London
Contributer, Encyclopaedia of Persian Language, Literature and Culture in the Sub-Continent (to be published in Iran).
Dr. W.G. Archer Award by the Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi 1985
Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi Award for the best Photo Collage 1979
One-man show, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh 1979
One-man show, Triveni Gallery, New Delhi 1982
Artists’ Camps in 1979, 1980, and 1997
Subhash Parihar was born August 1953 at Kot Kapura, East Punjab where he still lives. An M.A. (History of Art), M.A. (History), M.Phil., Ph.D.